44. Top 5 Strategies for Protecting Yourself From Scams

Show Notes | June 18, 2020 | Episode 044

Last week, we talked about how sophisticated scams are becoming. This week, we’re giving you all the tools you need to protect yourself. From reminders on when (if ever) to provide sensitive information to leveraging your network, we’ve got you covered. After listening to our mini-series on Scams, our VirtForce community will know what to watch for and how to protect themselves.

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Last week, we talked about how good scammers are getting. They are copying everything from the company logo to the Hiring Manager’s name – anything and everything to make you believe this is a legitimate opportunity. But you know better, right?

We all know that scams are getting sophisticated. They can be hard to spot and are easier than ever to get caught up in. That is why we want to focus on the Top 5 Strategies to Protect Yourself From Scams.

Our 5 Strategies to Protect Yourself include:

  • Leverage your network and ask around.
  • Do your homework – research the opportunity.
  • Wire Transfers = An Absolute No Go

To hear the other two strategies, tune in to this week’s episode.

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About Our Sponsor

Instant Teams serves professionals across the military-connected community whose lifestyles demand communication and flexibility. Their automated remote team innovation software, Arti, uniquely positions Instant Teams to serve a high growth customer base, and improve the employment prospects of military spouses and other military-connected individuals.

Join the Instant Teams workforce today at this link: bit.ly/InstantTeams

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